The Tokyo round of ACTA negotiations concluded earlier today with countries saying that they “resolved nearly all substantive issues and produced a consolidated and largely finalized text.” Earlier reports from Reuters indicated that the latest round of ACTA negotiations in Tokyo, Japan has failed to produce an agreement. That report […]
Archive for October 1st, 2010
Publisher Association Seeks Three Strikes and You’re Out for Canada
The International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers has written to the Canadian government to criticize Bill C-32. In addition to criticizing virtually every new exception – including many that are far more restrictive than those found in the U.S. – it argues for a system that could lead […]
Blame the Public
An op-ed in the Globe by Brianna Goldberg notes that CRIA’s response to the high licencing fees keeping online music services out of Canada has been to blame the public.
U.S. Domain Name Censorship Bill Delayed
The EFF reports that the proposed legislation targeting domain names and allegations of infringement has been delayed. I wrote about the bill earlier this week.